Thursday, January 16, 2020

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Comparing College Football Conferences

Who is the #3 team in each conference and how do they compare? What about the #4 team?comparing college football conferences
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Tuesday, December 31, 2019

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How Much Spread Should You Expect in Stock Market Returns?

You'll often hear something like 'invest in an index fund and get 8% returns'. How reliable is that 8% (or whatever number you hear)? Is that between 7% and 9% most of the time? 5 and 11%?
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Wednesday, December 25, 2019

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Do Recruiting Rankings Predict College Football Performance?

If you know nothing but the quality of a team's recruits, can you predict their performance?
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Thursday, December 12, 2019

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How to Progressively Zoom Plotly Plots?

How do you set plotly's zoom level programmatically?
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Tuesday, December 10, 2019

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Metallica Song Tempos Over Time

Metallica has changed styles several times through their career. Does this show up in the song tempos over time/by album?
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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

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Comparing Actual Ping Times with Ideal Ones

I was curious how close ping times got to the physical ideal time.
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Monday, November 25, 2019

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Older Americans Are Steadily Increasing Their Share of Total Wealth

Here are a few plots showing how wealth distribution has shifted in the US over time.
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Monday, November 18, 2019

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How to Render Plotly Plots in Order

Ever wanted to put up a bunch of plots on your page, and have them render in a specific order instead of all at once? Here's a quick tutorial.
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Thursday, November 7, 2019

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Easy Way to Add Busy GIF to Plotly

Quick guide for adding a busy gif over a plotly plot while it renders.
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Monday, October 28, 2019

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Understanding async/await in JavaScript

Async/await can be confusing, so I figured it was worth writing a full async/await example in JavaScript. This is a simple page that shows usage of it in both client-side JavaScript and Node.js.
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Thursday, October 24, 2019

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Compound Interest is Amazing

If it takes 40 years for a $100,000 investment to grow to $1,000,000, how long does it take it to grow an additional $1,000,000?
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Saturday, October 19, 2019

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How Does Wind Speed Affect Homerun Chances?

Does wind make much of a difference for baseball flight? Should you expect more homeruns in the summer?
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